A Greek athlete, Evangelia Platanioti, won gold in artistic swimming on Saturday at the World Aquatics Championships in Doha (Feb. 2-18).
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Edwin Kiptoo from Kenya was the winner of the 40th Athens Authentic Marathon. Kiptoo was the first to arrive at Kallimarmaro Stadium in Athens and cross the finish line with a new record of 2 hours, 10 minutes and 34 seconds. In the second place was Kilimo from Kenya with 2. 12.36
Legendary Greek basketball coach Yiannis Ioannidis, who coached the teams of Nikos Galis and Panagiotis Yiannakis and helped make basketball popular in the 80s, died on Wednesday aged 78.